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Four long barrel beads (Object Register records six). Many small ring beads - some strung together. From head of F.


From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus X B/64. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blue and black faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Beads